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22nd Jan 2016

PIC: John Delaney has sorted THAT debit card issue with Euro 2016 tickets

Colm Boohig

The FAI chief has come to the rescue.

This week we brought you the annoying news that debit cards would not be accepted for those applying for tickets to Euro 2016. Thankfully, the FAI Chief John Delaney has rectified that problem.

Delaney has met with UEFA in Switzerland and both parties have come to an agreement which allows debit cards to be used when applying for Euro 2016 tickets.

FAI Euro 2016 statement

The FAI CEO’s words will be music to the ears of Irish fans hoping to travel to France this summer:

“I am delighted that UEFA has ceded to our requests to solve this potential difficulty for many Irish fans.”

The FAI took to Twitter to confirm the great news, so if you’re planning a big trip you will definitely want to read this.

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